Sociology: Disability Studies - Sociology

  • Pedagogy, Disability and Communication

    Applying Disability Studies in the Classroom

    Edited by Michael S. Jeffress

    Research has long substantiated the fact that living with a disability creates significant and complex challenges to identity negotiation, the practice of communication, and the development of interpersonal relationships. Furthermore, individuals without disabilities often lack the knowledge and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-04 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Disability Studies and the Inclusive Classroom

    Critical Practices for Embracing Diversity in Education, 2nd Edition

    By Susan Baglieri

    Disability Studies and the Inclusive Classroom is a core textbook that integrates knowledge and practice from the fields of disability studies and special education. The second edition has been fully revised and updated throughout to include stronger connections among race, class, sexual…

    Paperback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Disability, Society and Assistive Technology

    By Bodil Ravneberg, Sylvia Söderström

    The provision of assistive technology is an important individual and collective service of the welfare state. The state plays a significant role towards linking users and products and the matching of devices and users is both a science and an art. However, many people feel it is stigmatising to use…

    Hardback – 2017-04-05 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Communication, Sport and Disability

    The Case of Power Soccer

    By Michael S. Jeffress

    Sports are ubiquitous in American society, and given their prominence in the culture, it is easy to understand how most youth in the United States face pressure to participate in organized sports. But what does this mean for the hundreds of thousands of Americans who live with one or more physical…

    Paperback – 2017-03-30 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Down's Syndrome Screening and Reproductive Politics

    Care, Choice, and Disability in the Prenatal Clinic

    By Gareth M. Thomas

    In the UK and beyond, Down’s syndrome screening has become a universal programme in prenatal care. But why does screening persist, particularly in light of research that highlights pregnant women’s ambivalent and problematic experiences with it? Drawing on an ethnography of Down’s syndrome…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Visual Impairment and Work

    Experiences of Visually Impaired People

    By Sally French

    This book traces the development of paid work for visually impaired people in the UK from the 18th century to the present day. It gives a voice to visually impaired people to talk about their working lives and documents the history of employment from their experience, an approach which is severely…

    Hardback – 2017-02-27 
    Routledge
    Interdisciplinary Disability Studies

  • Disability, Space, Architecture: A Reader

    Edited by Jos Boys

    Disability, Space, Architecture: A Reader takes a groundbreaking approach to exploring the interconnections between disability, architecture and cities. The contributions come from architecture, geography, anthropology, health studies, English language and literature, rhetoric and composition, art…

    Paperback – 2017-02-23 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Global Child Welfare

    Edited by Pat Dolan, Nick Frost

    In the context of the increasing global movement of people and a growing evidence base for differing outcomes in child welfare, Routledge Handbook of Global Child Welfare provides a compelling account of child welfare, grounded in the latest theory, policy and practice. Drawing on eminent…

    Hardback – 2017-02-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Bodies and Enhancement Technology

    A Posthumanist Exploration of Somatechnologies

    By Lucie Dalibert

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Disabled Justice?

    Access to Justice and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

    By Eilionóir Flynn

    Disability offers a new lens through which to view the effectiveness of access to justice, and the inclusiveness of the justice system as a whole. This book analyses the experience of people with disabilities through the entire justice system, from making a complaint, to investigation, and through…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge

  • The Human Rights Approach to Disability

    Cases and Materials

    By Andreas Dimopoulos

    The Human Rights Approach to Disability provides a thorough examination of issues relating to disability from a human rights perspective. The book analyses how social theory concepts such as the social model of disability and disablism need to inform our interpretation of philosophical and legal…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • The Experience of Hearing Loss

    Journey Through Aural Rehabilitation

    Edited by Vinaya Manchaiah, Berth Danermark

    Hearing loss is a common chronic condition which is often poorly recognized but can have multiple negative impacts, not just on the lives of those directly affected, but also those living with them. People with impaired hearing may begin a long and uncertain journey involving a number of key stages…

    Paperback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge

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